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13 October 2014

Stories from 13 October 2014

How Two Tibetan Musicians Created a Novel and Forbidden Collaboration Through the Internet

By communicating through the internet, Tibetan exile musician Techung and internal Tibetan blogger Woeser were able to create a song that reaches across borders while calling attention to them.

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Brazilian Man Accused of High Profile Revenge-Porn Case Only Gets 5 Months Community Service

The victim has vowed to fight to make revenge-porn a criminal offense.

Will the Right to Be Forgotten Inspire Repressive Regimes to Expand Internet Censorship?

Global Voices Advocacy

“These governments will take advantage from this directive. Powerful people will be able to hide disgraceful actions for their own e-reputation," says Tunisian Internet advocate Dhouha Ben Youssef.

Death By Firing Squad in Eastern Ukraine Over a Cartoon?

RuNet Echo

The rebel "culture minister" allegedly demands that a court sentence a writer to death by firing squad, and also asks to be awarded 50,000 rubles in compensation for moral damages.

Colombia's “Citizen Porfolio” Program Could Infringe Privacy Rights (And More)

Global Voices Advocacy

The "Citizen Portfolio" policy would store citizen data -- ranging from passport numbers to health information -- all in one place.

Hour-Long Total Lunar Eclipse Lights Up Japan's Sky

People in Japan greeted the astronomical phenomenon on October 8 with special yoga sessions and light shows.

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